Sheep & Cattle Ranching Apprentice

Website Quivira Coalition

Richards Land & Cattle (Oregon House, California) is hiring for a Sheep & Cattle Ranching Apprentice. Richards Ranch is located in Oregon House, CA along the Yuba River and about 1.5 hours from Sacramento. The ranch is 6500 acres of rangeland used to graze 500+ cows, 30+ hogs, and small sheep herd. Their sister company Richards Grassfed Beef is where they send finished animals for processing and then distribution to butcher shops, restaurants and families throughout the greater Sacramento and San Francisco Bay Area.

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis, with the intent to do interviews in early October. This position is ideal for someone with some previous hands-on experience on farms and/or ranches, and has the potential to turn into a full time management position.

Monthly stipend begins at $1100 and may raise depending on experience and as an apprentice becomes autonomous. Housing is provided – a partially furnished, 1 bed / 1 bath house on the ranch. Spouses or partners may be accommodated based on the needs of the ranch and discussions during the interview. This opportunity is provided in partnership with Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program. For full details about this opportunity and to apply please visit Email with further questions.

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